The United Mine Workers of America Health and Retirement Funds (the “Funds”) is a group of multi-employer plans that provide health and pension benefits to retired coal miners and their eligible dependents
The UMWA provides comprehensive health benefit coverage.
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This page is under construction as we work to update the information in accordance with the end of the Public Health Emergency Covid-19 on May 11, 2023.
Learn about our Cash Deferred Savings Plans and the Funds.
If so, and you haven't started receiving your benefits, please contact the Funds' Call Center right away.
Are you eligible for Medicare? The Funds requires that you enroll in Medicare Part B, and keep your Part B, to qualify for or to maintain your Funds’ Health Services Card. Remember to sign up for Part B when you first become eligible, and notify the Funds' Call Center at (800)291-1425 when your Medicare benefits start. For more information on signing up for Medicare, visit the site below:
There are approximately 17,000 Cooperating Funds' Providers representing a full range of services.
When you get your maintenance drugs through the Funds’ pharmacy mail service you will pay a lower co-payment than at retail pharmacies and receive a 90-day supply of your medications. Plus, you save money on gasoline because your medications are delivered directly to your home. Using the pharmacy mail service program saves your Funds' money too. Don’t delay. Call Fast. Start today at: 1-866-443-9160 to have your prescription drugs transferred.
Form 1099-R is mailed by the end of January 2024. IMPORTANT HEALTH COVERAGE TAX DOCUMENTS: You have the right to request a copy of your IRS Form 1095-B, Health Coverage by Email: [email protected], by Mail: UMWA Health & Retirement Funds, 2121 K Street, NW, Suite 350, Washington DC 20037, or by phone at (800) 291-1425